Porsche sold more vehicles in US than they have ever before while the Chevrolet Corvette saw one of its worst months since being introduced about a year ago – yet the new Corvette still moved more units than all of the Porsche cars combined…again.
Jaguar just released the 2016 Jaguar F-Type with manual shift transmission but it’s only offered in the V6 model- If they make a Manual V8 AWD (All Wheel Drive) F-Type, it will set the stage for an “Ultimate Showdown” vs. the Porsche 911 Turbo.
This past week, details have begun to surface regarding the next generation Porsche Boxster, and what type of motor will be powering the iconic roadster. Current speculation is that Porsche will dial back from the current flat six and introduce a range of flat four motors. The most likely scenario going into production would be a 2.0L and a 2.5L.
Paul Walker’s death has spawned an endless stream of memorials across the various social media networks but it is important that those street racers who idolized Walker and molded their lives around the street racing culture take this as a bit of a wakeup call.
The official fuel economy figures for the self-shifting 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray have hit the web and surprisingly, opting for the 6-speed automatic transmission in the new C7 Corvette doesn’t have a huge negative impact on the MPGs – with a fuel economy rating of 28 miles per gallon on the highway.
This morning at the start of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the Porsche 918 Hybrid supercar made its world production debut and with that debut came the announcement that the new Porsche had shattered the previous Nürburgring production street car record set by the Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR back in 2011 – with the new 918 hybrid turning in an incredible lap time of 6 minutes and 57 seconds.